Eliminate Beard Dandruff: Practical Tips

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Dandruff can appear in your beard in the same way it affects your hair. Unsightly or uncomfortable, they have an impact on your self-confidence. There are ways to fix this.

Where does beard dandruff come from?

Beard dandruff is very similar to that which can appear in some people's hair. Although we might think that it is small dry skin, in the form of small white flakes which bring their share of itching - it is in fact a fungal disease which we know under the name of seborrheic dermatitis .

This beard dandruff is actually very common, although very few men will mention it. Their origin must be found in yeasts of the Malassezia type which, naturally, appear on skin areas where there are many sebaceous glands, such as the scalp or the face.

These yeasts are involved in the breakdown of sebum responsible for oily skin. They can leave behind oleic acid, a substance that irritates the skin and causes dandruff.

Obviously, other causes can lead to the appearance of beard dandruff, such as stress, dry skin, extreme temperatures, the quality of your shampoo or cells regenerating quickly, causing the accumulation of dead cells. .

How to get rid of beard dandruff?

Some of you will have a radical reflex and choose to shave your entire beard when beard dandruff begins to appear. This is an option, and we have thought of you, by developing a complete shaving kit, consisting of a safety razor , a shaving brush and a shaving bowl, all three crafted by craftsmen French, in Auvergne and Périgord. For those looking for a simpler shave, know that our organic beard oil can be indicated as a shaving oil: a drop on each side allows you to glide the razor blade with precision and gentleness. The oil is rich in active ingredients that heal micro-cuts, from sea buckthorn berries.

However, in order to treat the underlying problem, a consistent routine, over a period of several months, is necessary to help you get rid of beard dandruff. We show you the five steps to follow for an essential and complete routine. If the problem persists, do not hesitate to consult a dermatologist.

1. Brush your beard regularly

The first step is to brush your beard with the beard brush . To the question, is it really necessary to use a beard brush? we obviously answer in the affirmative; the beard allows you to exfoliate before the treatment, to get rid of dead hair and dandruff, and to activate micro-circulation which allows healthy hair growth.

2. Clean your face

The beard must then be washed and the sensitive skin under the beard cleaned with the foam facial cleanser if you do not have dry or too sensitive skin, with the cream facial cleanser otherwise. These cleansers contain entirely natural active ingredients that unclog pores and get rid of excess sebum while respecting the hydrolipid barrier.

3. Exfoliate your face

Using the mineralizing exfoliating mask once a week complements regular beard brushing. It helps eliminate impurities due to dirt, dust, pollution but also excess sebum and dead cells. Persistent bacteria could cause itching or even an unpleasant odor for your beard.

4. Trim your beard

A clean, clean beard must be trimmed to air it out and allow healthy growth. The hairs no longer get tangled with well-done trimming. We can only recommend that you make an appointment with our artisan barber partners, experts in beard trimming and care. You will find their list by clicking on this link . Regular trimming is necessary because beard dandruff tends to appear in long, full or dark beards.

5. Take care of your beard

Your trimmed beard now needs to be maintained and we have a selection of appropriate treatments depending on the length of the beard. The hydrating facial gel-cream is suitable for three-day beards, and is perfect as an aftershave due to the healing and soothing active ingredients it contains. Beard oil is suitable for short beards of three days to a week, or for regular bearded men who like the shine of their beard. Finally, the beard mask is best suited for beard dandruff. Shea butter, argan oil, safflower oil, jojoba oil, castor oil, hazelnut oil and prickly pear oil are the best assets for a sustainably nourished and strengthened beard. The beard mask is only used once or twice a week, depending on the persistence of beard dandruff.

Monsieur Arsène cosmetic products are all designed from natural and organic ingredients. The results obtained after their use demonstrate their effectiveness. The beard in general has real seductive power if it is well maintained.

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